2011-08-25

OPHS hosts scrimmage, fundraiser



Football scrimmage games and a fundraiser will take place on Fri., Aug. 26 at Eagle Stadium, Oak Park High School, 899 Kanan Road. J.V. scrimmage kick off will be 4:30 p.m. The varsity will kick off for a scrimmage game against Village Christian School at 6:30 p.m. StoneFire Grill will provide a dinner of barbequed tri-tip or chicken, mashed potatoes, […]

Ice cream pint for pint of blood



A blood drive will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., Aug. 38 in the Center Court Room, Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center, 23400 Park Sor- rento. All donors receive a voucher for a free pint of Baskin Robbins ice cream. Donors must be at least 17 years old, healthy, weight at least 110 pounds, eat a meal […]

Comets on the rise



Bailey Umans of Calabasas, a fifth-grader at Round Meadow Elementary School, recently returned from competing in the AAU Junior Olympics National Championships in New Orleans, La. Bailey and her teammates, Shauni Reed, Trio Madison Boyer and Jenia Brown, ran the 4×100-meter relay. After competing against 144 teams in the semifinal heats, the local squad, named the California Comets, advanced to […]

School spirit flies in the face of tradition



VICA officeholders meet



Trees around pools



Q. I’m having a pool built in my backyard and I’m concerned about the trees in my landscaping creating a mess. The pool we had at our last house had many different kinds of trees but it seemed like we were always skimming leaves out of our pool. Any suggestions? A. Many species of trees located around pools can create […]

Come join the doodle gang



The 10th annual Southern California Labradoodle Romp and Picnic will be Sat., Sept. 10 at on the grounds of a private estate in Malibu. Owners of Labradooles and Goldendoodles, along with their pets, are welcome. The event will have lunch, beverages, wine, contests, pet photographer, breeders, vendors and charity auctions. Net proceeds will benefit The Amanda Foundation, an animal rights […]

Events at the Wellness Community



The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will present the following programs at its offices at 530 Hampshire Road, Thousand Oaks. All events are free and open to cancer patients, survivors and their families. Comedy night will be on Mon., Sept. 12 from 7 to 8 p.m. A professional stand-up comic will be featured. Brad Anderson, a recreational music facilitator, will lead a […]

Vacation pix due Aug. 31



The annual Take Your Acorn on Vacation photo contest is upon us and the deadline for submitting shots is Wed., Aug. 31. Email one high resolution photo as a .jpg attachment with complete caption information to vacation@theacorn.com. Mail hard copies to the address on page 4. Be sure to tell us who’s in the picture and what was special about […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura A group of young people violated the Agoura Hills social host ordinance by consuming alcohol during a gathering in front of a home in the 5800 block of Ridgebrook Drive Aug. 12. Someone was cited for driving without a license and providing false information to a peace officer in the 27000 block of Agoura Road Aug. 8. Clothing worth […]


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